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Animal Cruelty

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NH Weighs Fine For Failure To Report Animal Cruelty

Anyone witnessing cruelty to livestock would be required to report the incident or face a $250 fine under a bill before the New Hampshire House.

01/04/2014

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VT Father & Daughter Charged With Animal Cruelty

A father and daughter are accused of animal cruelty after Vermont State Police say they found two emaciated dogs in a camper at their Richford home.

12/28/2013

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Quincy Couple Indicted On Charges They Used Clothes Dryer To Kill Cat

A Quincy couple has been indicted on larceny and animal cruelty charges for allegedly using a clothes dryer to kill a house cat.

11/22/2013

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Senate Republicans Push Bill To Increase Animal Cruelty Penalties

Animal abusers would face tougher penalties under a bill Senate Republicans are pushing on Beacon Hill.

10/04/2013

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday for "Puppy Doe," a pit bull-mix that was found malnourished and tortured at a Quincy playground on Aug. 31, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Vigil Held In Quincy For Tortured Puppy Found At Playground

A vigil was held Saturday for a pit bull-mix puppy that was euthanized after it was found malnourished, stabbed and burned in a Quincy playground.

09/28/2013

Terrence Hartley, 47, allegedly broke into a Portsmouth home, assaulted two people and beat a dog on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (Credit: Portsmouth Police Department)

Man Accused Of Beating Two People, Dog During Portsmouth, N.H., Home Invasion

A Maine man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly broke through the back door of a Portsmouth home early Sunday morning, assaulted two people and beat a dog with a club or pipe, the police said in a prepared statement.

09/22/2013

A truck involved in a chase in Leicester. (Photo courtesy: Leicester Police)

Animal Cruelty Among Charges Mass. Man Faces After Police Chase

An East Brookfield man is facing animal cruelty charges along with a number of traffic-related charges after allegedly leading Leicester Police on a chase Friday afternoon.

08/10/2013

Gosling Hit And Killed In Palmer (Photo by Palmer Animal Control)

Baby Gosling Killed In Possible Hit And Run Crash In Palmer

Officers in Palmer are looking for a driver who ran over a flock of goslings in Palmer on Friday morning, leaving at least one dead.

05/31/2013

Mr. Paws

Cat Euthanized After Being Shot On Cape Cod

A Cape Cod woman is mourning the loss of her cat that had to be euthanized after it was shot with a pellet gun.

05/24/2013

Peter Giblin (Photo from Barnstable PD)

Cape Cod Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Dog Was Found In Locked Car

A Cape Cod man was arrested on drug and animal cruelty charges after a Golden Retriever was found locked his unoccupied car Tuesday.

04/09/2013

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